Boo Schexnayder Interview: 5 Questions

Boo Schexnayder

This is part 1 of the weekly “Friday Five” series where I ask 5 tough questions to world class elite coaches. Irving "Boo" Schexnayder is regarded internationally as one of the leading authorities in training design, especially in the Jump events.  He coached triple jumper Walter … [Read more...]

Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group (BSMPG) May 19-20, 2012

Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group

Anybody within a 1 hour drive or flight to Boston should really consider making this conference a priority. The Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group (BSMPG) is proud to announce May 19-20, 2012 as the selected date for Sports Medicine and Strength professionals for another monster … [Read more...]

Advanced Plyometrics for Jump and Sprint Training

Kenta Bell Triple Jump 160

This article was written by Kenta’ Bell, a two time Olympian (2004, 2008) in the Triple Jump and the 2001 Gold medalist at the World Student Games in Beijing, China.  His PR is an impressive 17.63m and he is also the 2003 & 2010 USA National Champion. His website is www.thinkingfeet.com and … [Read more...]

How to Use Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) with Training

ems electrodes on legs

Despite the tremendous potential advantages of Electrical Muscle Stimulation, one of the big surprises from my recent trip to ESPN Wide World of Sports and Clermont’s NTC was how little EMS is used for training or recovery. They are using it mostly for rehab. That seems to be the common thread. … [Read more...]

Mental Coaching with Steve Williams [INTERVIEW, Part 3]

Jimson Lee with Steve Williams

This is part 3 of a 3 part series. Part 1 was about Greatest Sprinter who Never Went to the Olympics and Part 2 discussed The “Dirty Business” Side of Track & Field.  Shortly after his competitive career, he coached alongside with Brooks Johnson in Florida (To hear what Brooks has to … [Read more...]